plus and minus
Advantage - Home teams off a bye week ( + )
Disadvantage - Road teams tend to under perform off a bye week ( - )
An interesting link that looks at bye weeks (2002 - 2011) http://www.footballoutsiders.com/extra-points/2012/fo-mailbag-effect-rest-game-dvoa
In the comments a huge advantage for home teams coming off a bye week is facing a team that had a normal schedule (no bye)[makes sense]. Also intentional? scheduling for Thursday night teams to play on the road the following game.
And here's an interesting link for 2012 season w/an ODOR Index http://www.fieldgulls.com/2012/11/17/3660104/seahawks-schedule-analysis-whats-that-smell
2013 season, schedule advantage? disadvantage?